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Smothered Meatballs with Bourbon Gravy

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A recipe so easy to throw together you may just add it as one of your routine weeknight dinners. The meatballs are tangy and sweet and would be delicious served on a slice of french bread as a meatball sub. This recipe is about as hands off as possible, other than combining ingredients to create the sauce, all you have to do is turn on your crockpot and then enjoy a delicious dish!

Smothered Meatballs with Burbon Gravy
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Makes 24 servings

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour


*1 pound bag frozen meatballs

*1/2 cup ketchup, heaping

*1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

*1/4 cup bourbon whiskey

*1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

*1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce


*In a medium bowl, combine all ingredients, except your meatballs, to create the sauce and mix well.

*Place frozen meatballs into a crock pot and pour sauce on top.

*Turn up the heat to high. Leave it on high for about an hour, stirring occasionally.

*Once it appears that the meatballs have somewhat thawed, go ahead and turn your crockpot down to low and leave it on low throughout the party.

*Serve and Enjoy!

Recipe and Taste Tester - Alina Gersib


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